thioguanine

noun
thio·​gua·​nine | \ -ˈgwän-ˌēn How to pronounce thioguanine (audio) \

Medical Definition of thioguanine

: a crystalline compound C5H5N5S that is an antimetabolite and has been used in the treatment of leukemia

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